Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez dies at 58

The Associated Press reports that Hugo Chávez, who led a leftist revolution and served as Venezuela's president for nearly 14 years, has died at 58 years old. Chávez had been fighting cancer since 2011, and had chosen Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro as his heir-apparent when it became clear that health concerns might force him from office. Source (AP)

 

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